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Privacy Awareness Week

A preview Privacy Awareness Week in Australia beginning on 12th May, explaining the importance of data security and safeguarding your customers and your own personal data online

| Posted by Angus Hunter
Post-Employment Restraints

Senior or executive staff resigning and taking valuable customer and confidential information with them could result in extensive damage to a business. Post-employment restraints or restraints of trade clauses, that come into effect after employment ends, can protect the legitimate interest of the employer. 

| Posted by Aperion Law
Positive steps for trademark protection in China

Two successive decisions out of IP Courts in China from late 2018 have paved new ground for protecting unregistered well-known trademarks throughout the nation. As Australia’s top destination for international trademark filings, these developments are critical for...

| Posted by Aperion Law
Landmark shift in Data Breach Liability – Former YAHOO Directors personally liable to the tune of US$29 million
Using email for marketing and advertising

One of the most effective marketing channels for start-ups today is email.  Using email marketing tools make it simple quick and easy for marketers to create a campaign, upload a list of contacts and send the email out.  However, it is vital to have a basic understanding of the laws around such marketing and which laws you need to comply with, such as the Spam Act 2003(Cth), before setting up an email marketing campaign. 

| Posted by Aperion Law
Financing Your Start-Up Using Convertible Notes

Convertible notes, if well structured, can be a simple, flexible and cost-effective way for a start-up to raise funds.  Start-ups can offer convertible notes, which are debt instruments that may be converted to equity, to raise capital, instead of offering shares to investors at the very outset.

| Posted by Aperion Law
What Should I Buy? Shares or Assets?

Are you considering buying a business? Do you know and understand the implications of purchasing assets vs shares? As a prospective buyer, you are able to buy shares in the company or the assets required to undertake the business. 

| Posted by Aperion Law
Seven Practical Tips When Selling Your Business

Speak to Allied Legal’s commercial lawyers if you are considering selling your business In the fervour of negotiating a business sale deal, it is easy for the seller of a business to lose perspective as they get caught up in professionals and legal and accounting paperwork.

| Posted by Aperion Law
Improving Customer Relationships With Clear Contracts

Does your business supply goods or services? Would you like to strengthen customer relationships? Experience tells us that a properly drawn-up set of terms and conditions will go a long way. It sets a clear understanding between the parties, reducing the possibility of a dispute arising. 

| Posted by Aperion Law
What is SafeScript? Accessing Prescription History of Patients

Are you a practitioner in Victoria? Are you prepared for the upcoming regulatory changes to take place in July 2018? The Victorian government has confirmed that it will be implementing “SafeScript”, a real-time prescription monitoring system. 

| Posted by Aperion Law